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HBT Weekend Wrapup

Sep 12, 2011, 9:40 AM EDT

Terry Francona, DeMarlo Hale

The NFL started over the weekend, so that means that no one is paying attention to baseball anymore apart from us obsessives. Here’s the stuff the obsessives obsessed about:

Let’s get into this week. A week in which we may actually have some wild card races heating up and stuff.  How about that?

  1. tacklemeelmo - Sep 12, 2011 at 9:50 AM

    Ok so there were no stories about the Phillies.. How can I do my best Chris Fiorentino or whatever it is and make the comments about nothing but the Phillies.

    Oh I know. Heard Cliff Lee spent Saturday night playing poker at a casino in Wisconsin. Maybe Bud Selig should give him a call.

    • heyblueyoustink - Sep 12, 2011 at 9:56 AM

      How could you not know who Pete Orr is?!?! Heresy I say.

      By the by, if there’s such a thing as fan interference, when do we start cracking down on sausage interference?

      • Jonny 5 - Sep 12, 2011 at 10:03 AM

        Sausage interference is a serious problem in today’s society. At the bar just the other night………..

      • proudlycanadian - Sep 12, 2011 at 10:08 AM

        Pete Orr is a fine Canadian. The inhuman treatment of Pete is a disgrace.

      • heyblueyoustink - Sep 12, 2011 at 10:32 AM

        “Sausage interference is a serious problem in today’s society. At the bar just the other night………..”

        You ran into Jack Burton and his buddy Wang?

  2. jgraening - Sep 12, 2011 at 10:15 AM

    So if it wasn’t Jim Brunzell, it has to be B. Brian Blair, right? Gotta love old-school wrestling references.

    • bobwsc - Sep 12, 2011 at 3:43 PM

      now if a team would just adopt the bumble-bee themed uniforms, complete with masks.

    • uuddlrlrbastart - Sep 12, 2011 at 6:50 PM

      As soon as I saw that I thought “Wait, Jumping Jim Brunzell?” And then my brain confirmed, yes, he was, in fact, Jumping.

  3. cur68 - Sep 12, 2011 at 11:11 AM

    I certainly hope there will be some mention of Posada catching over the weekend. Not only because Posada was catching a live game in a meaningful race, but he also threw out a guy @ 2nd (no, not another catcher) and a Canadian was hurt. The series of events that culminated in Grumpy being allowed into a game wearing his full catching suite with permission to play shouldn’t go unremarked IMO.

    • jimbo1949 - Sep 12, 2011 at 12:25 PM

      Russell Nathan Jeanson Coltrane Martin, Jr was missed. Posadamonteroromine was his replacement. Get back soon.

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